In a contentious move, US President Donald Trump aired his new strategic “Indo-Pacific” concept at the Apec leaders’ meeting. Photo: EPA In a contentious move, US President Donald Trump aired his new strategic “Indo-Pacific” concept at the Apec leaders’ meeting. Photo: EPA
In a contentious move, US President Donald Trump aired his new strategic “Indo-Pacific” concept at the Apec leaders’ meeting. Photo: EPA
David Dodwell
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Inside Out by David Dodwell

No one is commenting on this ‘big idea’ Trump put forward at Apec

For now, Trump’s embrace of the ‘Indo-Pacific’ can be dismissed as a piece of petulant theatre

In a contentious move, US President Donald Trump aired his new strategic “Indo-Pacific” concept at the Apec leaders’ meeting. Photo: EPA In a contentious move, US President Donald Trump aired his new strategic “Indo-Pacific” concept at the Apec leaders’ meeting. Photo: EPA
In a contentious move, US President Donald Trump aired his new strategic “Indo-Pacific” concept at the Apec leaders’ meeting. Photo: EPA
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.